Posts from GovConWire for 08/11/2016

CSRA Shows Openness to Deals With ‘Cloud-Enabled Digitization’ Factor, 1Q Earnings Top Street Outlook

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) is open to acquisitions and has allocated a portion of its cash deployment strategy for potential deals, the company’s chief executive told investors Wednesday. “They have to give us a technology edge as we think about cloud-enabled digitization of the marketplace…
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Pratt & Whitney Lands Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Support Equipment, Depot Activation Services

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a three-year, $151.7 contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of F-35 Lightning II aircraft supplies and services…
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Lockheed-Elbit Systems Team to Pursue UK Battle Tank Modernization Contract

Lockheed Martin and Elbit Systems have partnered to compete for a contract to update the U.K. army’s fleet of Challenger 2 tanks. The U.K. subsidiaries of Lockheed and Elbit Systems will submit a bid to the U…
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Trust Automation to Build Motion Control Tech for Lockheed Radars

Lockheed Martin has awarded Trust Automation a contract to manufacture a vehicle automation system for the former’s Q-53 counterfire target acquisition radars. Trust Automation said Tuesday it will supply motion control systems to support Lockheed’s production of Q-53s for the U…
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US Marine Corps Seeks Flight Simulators for Recruiting Offices Nationwide; Jim Edwards Comments

The Marine Corps Recruiting Command wants to purchase and deploy 22 flight simulators to recruiting offices across the U.S. in an effort to beef up recruitment for new aviators, Marine Times reported Wednesday…
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Pentagon Updates Defense Intell Collection, Dissemination Guidelines

The Defense Department has updated its manual of procedures on how intelligence community personnel should gather, store or disseminate information about U.S. individuals and businesses, DoD News reported Wednesday…
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NIST Seeks Industry, Govt Input on Cyber Trends, Challenges

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has asked government agencies and industry to provide information on the current and future cybersecurity challenges and trends as well as novel approaches to address such challenges…
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SBA Unveils Support Website for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has launched a new website designed to simplify the application process for small businesses and entrepreneurs that aim to do business with the federal government. SBA said Tuesday it developed the certify…
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Rodgers Group Subsidiary Uses BAE Geospatial Tech to Create Visual Emergency Action Plans

New Jersey-based public safety consulting firm Rodgers Group has launched a business group in response to a growing demand for visual-based emergency management plans. The company said Tuesday its Critical Response Group aims to help clients transform text-based emergency action plans into collaborative response graphics with BAE Systems‘ Geospatial eXploitation platform…
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GAO Urges NNSA to Specify Los Alamos Plutonium Analysis Project Parameters

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration to specify the pit production-related parameter for NNSA’s plutonium analysis project at Los Alamos…
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August 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Orbital ATK Plunge After Accounting Disclosure

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded its worst session in four weeks Wednesday despite gainers as the clear majority after Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) announced it would restate all financial results dated back to April 2014…
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